West Metro
July 26

Eden Prairie police warn residents about thefts from homes and cars

Eden Prairie police are warning residents to lock up in the wake of a recent string of burglaries in the city. The first occurred on…
West Metro
July 26

Obituary: Jeanne Bearmon, World War II veteran and psychologist

Jeanne Goldoff Bearmon had longed to go to college. But that was a tall order for a young woman from a working-class Brooklyn family in…
West Metro
July 26

Convicted sex offender, 90, charged with sex crime at Edina pool

The man had sex toys with him at the time of his arrest, according to the criminal complaint.
Local
July 26

MnDOT hosts open house on Hwy. 12 median barrier

Detours and weekend and nightly closures are coming to a stretch of Hwy. 12 in the west metro this fall and they may be welcome.
West Metro
July 25

Robber's gun to Brooklyn Park man's head failed to fire 3 times, charges say

29-year-old man hears "click," "click," "click."
West Metro
July 24

Police: Driver ticketed for going 100 on I-35W blames speed on his being Canadian

Police say the driver they pulled over on a Twin Cities interstate readily admitted that he was going 100 miles per hour. However, he blamed…
West Metro
July 23

West metro police blotter, July 24

Chanhassen JUNE 24 Disorderly conduct. Several juveniles were cited for disorderly conduct for throwing eggs and shooting a pellet gun at vehicles in the 7600…
West Metro
July 23

State investigating Lyndale Corridor in Bloomington as possible Superfund site

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating a large area in the Lyndale Avenue corridor of Bloomington for possible inclusion on the state Superfund…
West Metro
July 23

Proposed Lyndale superfund site

The state Pollution Control Agency has proposed investigating this area as a Superfund cleanup site.
West Metro
July 23

What happens to suburbs if Southwest light rail isn't built?

After significant development, leaders worry about the fate of their cities if line never comes.
West Metro
July 23

West metro briefs: Affordable youth housing to go up near Southdale

Local officials and residents gathered last week to break ground for 66 West, a housing and skills training center for young people emerging from homelessness.…
West Metro
July 22

Hennepin County employee groups help workers love their jobs

It's the state's first public-sector entity to use employee resource groups.
West Metro
July 22

Big Minnehaha Creek cleanup coming up Sunday

Volunteers are invited to help with the 10th annual Minnehaha Creek cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. More than 1,000 people are expected to…
West Metro
July 22

Crystal police officer on emergency call to Cub store is injured in crash

The officer's SUV hit a box truck. The other driver also was injured.
West Metro
July 22

New tactic in fight vs. zebra mussels will be tested on L. Minnetonka

Pesticide could slow spread of invasive larvae.
West Metro
July 21

Feds green-light Southwest LRT, which still faces funding shortage

Planners need to find $135 million in local money.
West Metro
July 21

Centennial Lakes was an uphill climb for Edina but proved to be a model development

The uphill climb ended with Edina boasting an uncommon development.
Health
July 21

3 heroin deaths, 1 dealer: 'She sold it to them knowing it was bad'

Beverly Burrell is in jail, charged with three counts of murder, but the men's mothers are saddled with heartache.
West Metro
July 21

Feds: $2M oil field housing scam funded purchase of 17-acre Wright Co. island

Some of the money also went to buying several vintage cars, according to prosecutors.
Eat & Drink
July 21

Good Earth will have a counter-service Field Day at Ridgedale

The Good Earth (Galleria, Edina, 952-925-1001, and 1901 W. Hwy. 36, Roseville, 651-636-0956, goodearthmn.com), part of Parasole Restaurant Holdings, is adding a third location.…